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Travel Discover South America

The WOW (Women on Wanderlust) Club has organised its second trip to South America from March 3 to 21, 2013. The highlights of the trip include navigating the glaciers at El Calafate.

The highest glacier in the Los Glaciares National Park is over 130 metres tall and 25 km long. At Lima, you can visit the Archbishop’s Palace, Santo Domingo Convent dating back to the 16 century and the Larco museum, the world’s largest collection of Peruvian pre-Columbian art.

The tour moves to Cusco where tourists visit an ancient Inca palace, the Sacsayhuaman Fortress and the archaeological sites of Qenko, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay. En route to Pisa you will stop by the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and Machu Picchu ‘the lost city of the Incas.’ Day 14 will see you at Uyuni and Colchani, to see the Isla Incahuasi, with its volcanic rocks and giant cactus.

The trip will end on a high note with a visit to Iguazu Falls in Northeast Argentina consisting of 275 natural falls distributed over nearly three kilometres. There is also a truck ride through the jungle followed by a wild navigation in motor boats along the rapids of the Iguazu River. The package including insurance costs Rs. 2,53,000 with an early bird offer of Rs. 7,500 if a payment of Rs. 1 lakh is made before November 15. For further details log on to www.wowsumitra.com

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